Shimano targets trail/enduro riders with new shoe line and pack
July 10, 2014 - storage organizer
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano is targeting route riders and enduro competitors with a new line of boots and a container announced Thursday.
The $90 Enduro RacePack includes a apparatus and siphon organizer, eyewear holder, zippered fleece pocket, contemplative sum and a loop for light attachment. Special facilities for enduro and route riders embody storage for a full-face helmet, goggles and armor, a hydration fountainhead application cord to urge fortitude while riding, easy-access side pockets for discerning stops during enduro stages, an additional slot for a H2O bottle or jacket, a removable waiste belt for technical descents and a lightweight, body-hugging fit interjection to a X-Harness system.
The container has 4 liters of storage space and weighs 605 grams though a reservoir. It will be accessible in Aug in a singular book black/yellow tone scheme. A black/Lightning Blue book will be accessible in Jan 2015.
The 3 new shoe models all underline Shimano’s Torbal Technology. Short for “Torsional Balance,” a underline allows a outsole to twist, permitting for parallel transformation of a rider, while gripping a paw aligned with a pedal. The association said, “This encourages a healthy supplement “flow” motion, improving control generally during technical downhills, and permitting assertive route riders to pull their boundary even further.”
The new boots also underline new dual-density, extra-cushioned insoles for fortitude during a pedal cadence and extended startle fullness and cushioning for a foot. Heels and toes are stable from impacts with a multiple of a low-profile, armored top and molded, lifted rubber sole.
The 3 models embody a SH-M200, that has a many feet protection, including an asymmetrical collar for ankle protection. It also has an stretched SPD cleat composition operation and high-traction rubber on a outdoor corner lugs and high continuance rubber heel and pedal hit arch area. The SH-M200 will be accessible in a tumble for $180.
The SH-M63 indication has many of a facilities of a SH-M200 though foregoes some of armoring, ensuing in a lighter shoe. It will also be accessible this fall, retailing for $150.
The $120 SH-M089 is directed during route riders. It does though a armoring of a aloft labelled models, though still offers a Torbal feature, stretched cleat composition and a high continuance rubber outsole.